Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Regulating and Supporting Ecosystem Services in Agriculture Production

Project Summary

To mainstream the conservation and use of fruit tree biodiversity to enhance ecosystem services and thereby improve the resiliency of traditional agricultural production systems in water-scarce environments..

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
State Committee of Nature Protection of Uzbekistan Republic; Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan Republic; Department of Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of UzR; Institute of Genetics and Plant Experimental Biology of the Academy of Sciences of UzR; Bioversity International, (regional office for Central Asia, Tashkent).
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,235,845 USD
Co-financing Total
4,150,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
117,405 USD
Total Cost 5,435,845.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Apr 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Dec 2013
Concept Approved
24 Dec 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Jul 2015
Project closed